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International Journal of Religion and Sport, Volume 2

By author: Eric Bain-Selbo
Product Code: P418
ISBN: 2151-0679-2
Product Format: Paperback
Publisher: Mercer University Press
Availability: In stock
Price: $30.00

International Journal of Religion and Sport is a refereed print publication analyzing the interchanges among world religions, religious practice, spirituality, and global sport. The editors of the journal invite contributions that take seriously the study of religion and sport as well as scholarship investigating notions of sport as religious or spiritual practice. The journal seeks contributions using diverse methodological approaches to religion and sport from a variety of disciplines such as myth and ritual studies, historical studies, popular culture studies, and liturgical studies. The editors welcome original scholarship in English from international contributors in the form of essays, book reviews, and film reviews. Essays in this volume: The Athletes of Christ: Spiritual Athleticism in Early English Christian Thought Joshua Eyler George Mason University Batting Praxis: Time and Eternity in Augustine’s Confessions and Baseball A. David Lewis Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences Celebrating Contingency: Toward a Christian Theology of Sport Reverend Dr. Lincoln Harvey Tutor in Theology, St. Mellitus College, London, UK Spirituality in Imagery: Application of the Hawaiian Ki’i Concept into Sport Psychology Harald Barkhoff and Taupouri Tangaro University of Hawaii at Hilo The Oval Opiate?: The History and Analysis of an Idea and Claim Dr. Michael Grimshaw School of Social and Political Sciences University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand The Place of Ritual in South African Professional Soccer Ian Lawrence York St. John University
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